What I Eat in Pregnancy

I am now in my 19th week of pregnancy and have gotten a few requests from people asking what I eat and how I maintain tight blood sugar control as a pregnant woman with Type 1 diabetes.  It's pretty simple really; I eat almost the same exact thing every day.  My High Risk OB/GYN explained … Continue reading What I Eat in Pregnancy

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Hypoglycemia to Hyperglycemia, and throwing out Carbohydrate Ratios

My pregnancy so far has followed the standard type 1 diabetes pregnancy.  Weeks 7-11, I experienced a lot of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).  That really sucked, I have to say.  No one likes having low blood sugar and I was having it 4-5 times a day.  I took to chugging regular ginger ale at my … Continue reading Hypoglycemia to Hyperglycemia, and throwing out Carbohydrate Ratios

“High Risk” Pregnancy- Meeting the Team at the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine

I wrote this post about 5 weeks ago, but hadn't yet gone public with the pregnancy yet.  Here it is: I had my first visit with my High Risk OB  Center for Advanced Fetal Care at week 8 of my pregnancy. After referring me, my regular OB/Gyn warned me, saying that this particular hospital is … Continue reading “High Risk” Pregnancy- Meeting the Team at the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Pregnant!

Yes - I'm pregnant.  It's been a whirlwind of emotions the past 12 weeks.  I found out I was pregnant just days after being in the ICU for a stomach bug that affected my blood sugars - see my Starvation Ketosis post.  When I told the nursing staff I might be pregnant they did a urine … Continue reading Pregnant!